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Director Danny Boyle with the cast of Slumdog Millionaire (Pal Pillai/AFP/Getty Images).
Slumdog Millionaire: Loved Everywhere But India?
Why there was a backlash against the Oscars favorite – especially in India. more

Director Q&A: Ruby Yang on 'My Voice, My Life'

Discussion following a screening of the documentary 'My Voice, My Life,' directed by Ruby Yang, attended by the filmmaker and her documentary subjects Sio Fan Lam and Coby (Hei Ching) Wong. more
The Google Doodle on March 5, 2015 paid tribute to the late Momofuku Ando. (Google)

Celebrating Momofuku Ando, Godfather of Instant Ramen

Today, Google commemorated the 105th birthday of the late Momofuku Ando, the inventor of ramen instant noodles, with a new Google Doodle. Here's a look back at three ramen-focused Asia Society programs and features. more
Nadia Parvez. (Leslie Van Stelten)

Interview: Pakistani Performer Uncovers Comedy in Taboos, Cultural Crossover

The creator of a riotous one-woman play about Pakistanis navigating through Western society acknowledges her success but adds, "My story is just one — more stories are needed." more

'Iranians Are Extremely Curious About the World'

Author Salar Abdoh talks about the role of books and censorship in Iranian society and explains that the vast Persian classical tradition doesn't furnish a contemporary writer with a "noir" vocabulary. more